voting machines

Replacing outdated voting equipment could cost $350M, researchers say

by • 3 months ago

Jurisdictions in 23 states are using voting equipment that is more than decade old and no longer manufactured, according to a new report.

Harris County, Texas, ditches paperless voting machines

by • 1 year ago

The county was the largest jurisdiction in the country to still use electronic voting machines that cannot be audited.

Review of Georgia's voting machines found no foul play

by • 2 years ago

The Dominion Voting Systems equipment, which is the target of baseless rumors promoted by President Donald Trump, was an "unqualified success," officials said.

Georgia's buggy new voting machines lead to hours-long waits on primary day

by • 2 years ago

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger blamed malfunctions in the new $104 million system on user error, but election-security advocates argue the devices are unreliable.

Last Pennsylvania county picks new voting system in time for 2020

by • 2 years ago

Dauphin County, which includes state capital Harrisburg, was the last of 67 counties to choose a new platform that produces paper trails of ballots.

Federal judge bans paperless voting machines in Georgia after 2019

by • 3 years ago

Georgia must completely phase out its current inventory of paperless voting machines before the state's 2020 presidential primary.

Pennsylvania Gov. Wolf says state will issue $90M bond for new voting machines

by • 3 years ago

The move will help counties buy paper-based voting machines, after Wolf vetoed of a bill that would've provided the money but outlaw straight-party voting.

Paper requirement for Texas voting machines dies in legislature

by • 3 years ago

A bill that would've phased out all-digital voting machines that don't produce paper records failed to pass before the Texas legislature ended its session, irking election-security experts.

South Carolina voting machines miscounted hundreds of ballots, report finds

by • 3 years ago

Counting errors that were reported as official results are the result of bad software design, a computer science professor tells StateScoop.